Modesto Bee unit concludes negotiations with McClatchy

The Guild and The McClatchy Company came to a tentative agreement on a new contract when it met to continue bargaining on Thursday.

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In Modesto, McClatchy wants furloughs, split shifts and reviews for dual work

The guild and McClatchy return to bargaining after Modesto Bee announced layoffs. The company wants more furloughs, split shifts and reviews for dual work.

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McClatchy announces merit pool and Bob Ford’s retirement

The Guild and company discussed the top priorities in their proposals in an attempt to get closer to an agreement. The company disclosed a 2 percent merit pool, the same as in 2013 the last time there was a merit pool.

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Modesto Bee company proposals show nothing but lean

MODESTO BEE BULLETIN #2 NOVEMBER 20, 2014 The guild and company returned to the table to continue full contract negotiations Tuesday. The current contract expires Dec. 31. All areas of the contract will be open during this time including wages, benefits, expenses, work schedules, job functions and severance pay. Meeting …

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Modesto Bee negotiations begin

The Guild and company opened negotiations on the full contract Tuesday. The current contract expires Dec. 31.

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Guild, McClatchy reach tentative agreement

The Guild and Sacramento Bee management reached an agreement that will transition Modesto Bee copydesk personnel to the new Sacramento consolidated production center, govern labor and wages at the new center and extend the contract for existing Sacramento Bee newsroom and advertising employees covered by the guild.

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